Market Overview

Futures

  • U.S. Dollar Index Higher Ahead Of Jobs Data

    2015 Jul 01, 2:57pm dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.51, up 0.84. The U.S. dollar index is trading near the highs of the session. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Labor will release the June U.S. Unemployment data along with Weekly Jobless Claims data. U.S. Factory order data will also be released...

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  • Wheat Lower, Corn Little Changed

    2015 Jul 01, 2:48pm /ZC, corn, Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat Futures traded very choppy and weak on Wednesday after Tuesday's sharp move higher. September Chicago Wheat settled at 588 1/2, down 27 1/4 cents and December Chicago Wheat settled at 596 3/4, down 25 1/4 cents. September Kansas City Wheat settled at 592 1/2, down 17 3/4 cents and December...

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  • Soybeans Lower

    2015 Jul 01, 2:47pm soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Soybean futures settled lower on Wednesday after Tuesday's sharp move up. Trading was choppy and range-bound. August Soybeans settled at 1040 3/4, down 8 3/4 cents and November Soybeans settled at 1029 1/2, down 7 3/4 cents. August Soymeal settled at 352.2, up 0.3 and August Soybean Oil settled at...

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  • Lean Hogs Mixed

    2015 Jul 01, 2:24pm /HE, hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wednesday's USDA Hog slaughter was 423,000 head versus a year ago at 415,000 head. Lean Hog Futures traded choppy on Wednesday; Front month hogs were higher and farther out contracts were lower. August Lean Hog futures were trading at 75.05, up 0.67 and October Lean Hogs were trading at 65.55, down...

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  • Live Cattle Futures Up The Limit

    2015 Jul 01, 2:10pm /LE, cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wednesday's USDA Cattle slaughter was 111,000 head versus a year ago at 117,000 head. Live Cattle futures erased all of Tuesday's losses and were up the daily limit of 3.00 points. August Live Cattle last traded at 151.07, up 3.00 and October Cattle last traded at 153.70, up 3.00. CME Livestock...

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  • Coffee Lower, Sugar Little Changed

    2015 Jul 01, 1:57pm /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, sugar

    September Coffee futures traded weak on Wednesday and ended the session near the lows of the day. September Coffee settled at 127.00, down 5.40. Sugar futures traded on both sides of unchanged before ending the choppy day near unchanged. October Sugar settled at 12.44, down 0.03. Cocoa futures...

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  • Mid-Day Market Update: Chubb Surges Following Announcement of Acquisition by Ace; Ballard Power Shares Decline

    2015 Jul 01, 1:39pm ACE, BLDP, BTU, BZSUM, CB, CRK, Earnings, MFSF

    Midway through trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.62 percent to 17,729.24 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.53 percent to 5,013.02. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.55 percent to 2,074.43. Leading and Lagging Sectors Financial shares jumped by 0.97 percent on Wednesday. Meanwhile, top gainers in...

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  • EUR/USD Moves Down

    2015 Jul 01, 1:21pm euro, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading at 1.1062, down 0.0067. Market chatter about U.S. economic data due out on Thursday is making the rounds. Chatter about comments from political and policy officials regarding Greece is constantly changing and has kept trading active. On Friday, German and Eurozone PMI data is due...

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  • AUD/USD Mostly Lower

    2015 Jul 01, 1:06pm Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading at 0.7661, down 0.0030. The pair is trading near the lows of the session. Trading is somewhat choppy. Market talk about U.S. economic data due out on Thursday is making the rounds. The Australian Industry Group is scheduled to release its Performance of Construction index Sunday...

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  • GBP/USD Moves Down

    2015 Jul 01, 12:31pm british pound, Pound, Futures, Forex, Markets

    GBP/USD is trading at 1.5611, down 0.0067. The pair is trading choppy and weak. Market talk about U.S. economic data due out Thursday is beginning to make the rounds. UK Nationwide house prices figures are due out Thursday morning along with UK construction PMI data.

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  • USD/CAD Higher

    2015 Jul 01, 12:27pm Canadian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    USD/CAD is trading at 1.2560, up 0.0107. The pair is trading a little choppy and just under the highs of the session. Market chatter about Crude Oil prices and U.S. economic data due out on Thursday has kept trading active. Market talk about comments from global political and monetary policy...

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  • Live Cattle Sharply Higher

    2015 Jul 01, 11:27am /LE, cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Live Cattle futures are trading sharply higher on Wednesday erasing much of Tuesday's sharp decline. August Cattle is trading at 149.77, up 1.62 and October Cattle is trading at 152.55, up 1.85. Chatter about possible wide trading ranges and pre-holiday choppy trading is making the rounds.

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  • Coffee Extends Losses

    2015 Jul 01, 11:27am /KC, coffee, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Coffee futures have extended losses from early in the session on Wednesday. September Coffee is trading at 129.40, down 3.00. Market talk about weather, the level of the Brazilian real and harvest in Brazil continues non-stop. Market chatter that next season's Brazilian production will larger than...

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  • Wheat Sharply Lower

    2015 Jul 01, 11:26am Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures are trading sharply lower on Wednesday erasing much of Tuesday's gains. September Chicago Wheat is trading at 589 1/4, down 26 1/2 cents. December Chicago Wheat is trading at 597 3/4, down 27 1/2 cents. September Kansas City Wheat is trading at 592 3/4, down 17 1/2 cents. December...

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  • EUR/USD Little Lower

    2015 Jul 01, 11:25am euro, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading at 1.1086, down 0.0044 as European traders wind down for the day. The pair is trading choppy and largely range-bound. Market chatter about U.S. economic data is making the rounds. Chatter about comments from political and policy officials in Greece and EU is constantly changing.

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